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Overtures

01/07/12 12:00PM

We explore the development of operatic overtures.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:01pm

Euridice: Prologue
Composer: Jacopo Peri
Ensemble: Coro Polifonico di Milano
Conductor: Angelo Ephrikian
CD/Album: Jacopo Peri: Euridice
Record co./Cat #: Amadeo 5002/3 [vinyl]
 
 

12:04pm

Pagliacci: Prologue
Composer: Ruggero Leoncavallo
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Soloists: Lawrence Tibbett, baritone
CD/Album: Lawrence Tibbett
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7808
Release Year: 1989
 
 

12:13pm

Iphigénie en Tauride: Introduction
Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck
Ensemble: Boston Baroque
Conductor: Martin Pearlman
Soloists: Christine Goerke, soprano
CD/Album: Gluck - Iphigénie en Tauride
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80546
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:16pm

Die Zauberflöte: Overture
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
CD/Album: Mozart - Overtures
Record co./Cat #: RCA 56698
Release Year: 1999
 
 

12:25pm

Il barbiere de Siviglia: Overture
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Rossini Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 433074
Release Year: 1992
 
 

12:33pm

Tristan und Isolde: Prelude
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
Conductor: Karl Böhm
CD/Album: Richard Wagner - Tristan und Isolde
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419889
Release Year: 1966
 
 

12:44pm

Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Beetoven: Ouvertüren
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429762
Release Year: 1989
 
 
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